Programming with MATLAB to color latin squares
Keywords:Latin square, Transversal, Partial transversal, Chromatic number, Dihedral group
AbstractWith a Matlab programming we will find the chromatic number for all Latin squares of order smaller than 7. Previously, a manual algorithm for coloring the Latin square was provided. This algoritm determined the chromatic number of some special classes of Latin squares such as Cyclic or Dihedral, so, we tried to speed up the process of this algorithm with a programming.
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